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Current Study 10, Chapter 4. The Subcontinent of South Asia

Description: This booklet is the fourth chapter of a training course developed for Air Force Reserve personnel about the challenges posed by the Cold War. This chapter discusses several countries in South Asia and includes background information, analysis, review questions, and a list of readings for further study.
Date: May 1963
Creator: United States. Air Force. Continental Air Command.
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

Current Study 16, Chapter 4. Africa and the Free World

Description: This booklet is the fourth chapter of a training course developed for Air Reserve personnel about African countries. This chapter discusses the relationships between African nations and non-Communist countries, including the United States. It includes background information, review questions and a list of suggested readings for further study.
Date: October 1966
Creator: Air University (U.S.)
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Hut on Stilts]

Description: Photograph of a hut on stilts with people and a dog sitting near the entrance, with other huts, people, and palm trees in the background and clothes hanging on a clothesline in the foreground.
Date: unknown
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Jacqueline Cochran's Typed Daily Schedule: December 1969 to December 1973]

Description: Text of Jacqueline Cochran's typed daily schedule from December 21, 1969, to December 15, 1973, including golf tournaments, doctor appointments, hair appointments, Arthritis Foundation committee meetings, dinner meetings, budget meetings, and board meetings. Entries include day of week, time, and location. They also include personal handwritten notes on some entries.
Date: unknown
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Mani Bhavan]

Description: Photograph of Mani Bhavan in Mumbai, a three-story building with windows, balconies on the second and third floors, several palm trees growing in front of it, and a wall with a plague on it. In the foreground an unidentified woman wearing a sari is standing under a large tree.
Date: unknown
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Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Mani Bhavan Plaque]

Description: Photograph of a plaque on an orange wall outside the Mani Bhavan with a text in Sanskrit and English that reads: "Mani Bhavan. Gandhi's residence in Bombay 1907-1934. He launched from here Satyagraha in 1919 and civil disobedience in 1932."
Date: unknown
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[Outdoor Market]

Description: Photograph of an outdoor market (likely in India) with several unidentified South-Asian men and women selling and shopping for fruits and other wares in front of a row of market stalls; there is a large tree in the middle of the market and several more trees are visible in the background.
Date: unknown
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Performance with Elephant]

Description: Photograph of a theatrical performance featuring people in brightly colored clothes walking in a circle and several riding on top of an Asian elephant in front of a stage. The silhouettes of audience members are visible in the foreground and there are palm trees and other set pieces in the background.
Date: unknown
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Taj Mahal and Pool]

Description: Photograph of Taj Mahal with reflecting pool and trees in the foreground. This photograph has a double-exposure of numbers and unreadable text along the bottom third of the image.
Date: unknown
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Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Taj Mahal Plague]

Description: Photograph of plaque at Taj Mahal reading: "The Taj Mahal was built between 1631 and 1653 by emperor Shah Jahan (1627-1658) as the tomb for his wife Arjumand better known as Mumtaz Mahal. "Ornament of the Palace." Born in 1592, the daughter of Asaf Khan, she married Shah Jahan in 1612 and died in 1631 after the birth of her fourteenth child. After his death the emperor was buried by her side."
Date: unknown
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum